Charles Dickens Quotes Part 148

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 148: Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and, by the 20th century, critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are widely read today.

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 148

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“I looked as grateful as any boy possibly could, who was wholly uninformed why he ought to assume the expression.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“eleven hundred defenceless prisoners of both sexes and all ages had been killed by the populace;”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“And they were married with the sun shining on them through the painted figure of Our Saviour on the window. And they went into the very room where Little Dorrit had slumbered after her party, to sign the Marriage Register. And there, Mr Pancks, (destined to be chief clerk to Doyce and Clennam, and afterwards partner in the house), sinking the Incendiary in the peaceful friend, looked in at the door to see it done, with Flora gallantly supported on one arm and Maggy on the other, and a back-ground of John Chivery and father and other turnkeys who had run round for the moment, deserting the parent Marshalsea for its happy child. Nor had Flora the least signs”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

“Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 148

 

 

“We spent as much money as we could, and got as little for it as people could make up their minds to give us. We were always more or less miserable, and most of our acquaintance were in the same condition. There was a gay fiction among us that we were constantly enjoying ourselves, and a skeleton truth that we never did.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“There have been occasions in my later life (I suppose as in most lives) when I have felt for a time as if a thick curtain had fallen on all its interest and romance, to shut me out from anything save dull endurance any more.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“Well, Pip,” said Joe, “be it so or be it son’t, you must be a common scholar afore you can be a oncommon one, I should hope! The king upon his throne, with his crown upon his ed, can’t sit and write his acts of Parliament in print, without having begun, when he were a unpromoted Prince, with the alphabet—Ah!” added Joe, with a shake of the head that was full of meaning, “and begun at A too, and worked his way to Z. And I know what that is to do, though I can’t say I’ve exactly done it.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations: Two Novels

 

 

 

 

 

“The old housekeeper leaves her with the letter in her hand. In truth she is not a hard lady naturally, and the time has been when the sight of the venerable figure suing to her with such strong earnestness would have moved her to great compassion. But so long accustomed to suppress emotion and keep down reality, so long schooled for her own purposes in that destructive school which shuts up the natural feelings of the heart like flies in amber and spreads one uniform and dreary gloss over the good and bad, the feeling and the unfeeling, the sensible and the senseless, she had subdued even her wonder until now.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 148

 

 

“It occurred to me several times that we should have got on better, if we had not been quite so genteel. We were so exceedingly genteel, that our scope was very limited.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“¡Adelante! Por los malos caminos si no hay otros, por los buenos si se puede; pero ¡adelante! Saltemos por encima de todos los obstáculos para llegar a la meta”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“Love was made on these occasions in the form of bracelets;”
― Charles Dickens, Hard Times: The Original Classics – Illustrated

 

 

 

 

 

“Imagine my not letting him sink, as I was his fag!’ said Mr. Tartar. ”
― Charles Dickens, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 148

 

 

“Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“Pip, escutes o que vai dizer-te um amigo verdadeiro, pois é aquilo que um amigo verdadeiro diz: se não conseguires ser incomum agindo de modo correto, não conseguirás ser incomum agindo com desonestidade. Por isso, não mintas mais, Pip, e vive bem, e morre feliz.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way— in short, the period was”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“It is anything you like best, my own,’ she answered, laughing with glistening eyes and standing on tiptoe to kiss him, ‘if you will only humour me when the fire burns up.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 148

 

 

“fancy makes me shudder to-night, when all is so black and solemn—” “Let us shudder too. We may know what it is.” “It will seem nothing to you.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“For gracious sake, don’t talk about Liberty; we have quite enough of that.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“Therefore I took refuge in the caves of ignorance, wherein I have resided ever since, and which are still my private address.”
― Charles Dickens, The Uncommercial Traveller

 

 

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